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Satoru Iwata

developer , company executive

Satoru Iwata, Japanese gaming company executive, software and game developer.

Background

Iwata, Satoru was born on December 6, 1959 in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan.

Education

Graduate in Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Career

Joined HAL Laboratory, Inc. (subsidiary of Nintendo), 1982, president, 1993—2000, coordinator, software production, 1983—1993, correspondent. Head, corporation planning division Nintendo Co, Ltd., Kyoto, 2000—2002, president, board directors, since 2002.